Belles and Beaus – Definition

CALLERLAB Program: Advanced 1

Teaching Resource for Belles and Beaus

Links:   Analyze Module Teach

Teaching Order: After the Plus Program

Recently taught calls: Belles and Beaus is the first call in the A-1 Program Suggested Teaching Order.

Background: The Beau and Belle Concept was listed in Burleson’s Encyclopedia in 1984. It was originally listed in the A-2 Program about 1982 and it was moved to the A-1 Program by 2005.


This is a way to name dancers

Dancers whose partners are on their left are Belles, and dancers whose partners are on their right are Beaus. In particular, for a Couple, the dancer on the right is the “Belle”, and the dancer on the left is the “Beau”.

Link to Taminations: Taminations Belles and Beaus